Sustainable Designs

Simple Tips + Tricks for Adding Storage to your Tiny Bathroom

Despite my efforts to transition into a more minimalistic lifestyle, I find myself with an excessive amount of bathroom items. Essentials oils, soaps, bath salts, lotions, toiletries...the urban homesteader in me can't stop. Nothing says a relaxing bath like your own special blended bath salts! Even if you don't find yourself in the odd tug-of-war… Continue reading Simple Tips + Tricks for Adding Storage to your Tiny Bathroom

Sustainable Designs

11 Sneaky Ways to Add More Seating to your Space

Being an introvert, I'd rather spend my evenings in than going out. That being said, I also like to entertain! Group gatherings at one's place are typically more relaxing, socially engaging, and overall enjoyable in my personal introverted opinion. While I like entertaining, I also live in a one bedroom apartment. It's perfect for me,… Continue reading 11 Sneaky Ways to Add More Seating to your Space

Sustainable Designs

How to Design your Balcony for your Lifestyle

Hi Blogging World! Sorry I've been MIA, but I have a good excuse....it's summer! Sunshine and warmth are rarities in Seattle, so I'm soaking up all I can during these summer months. I've also been pretty busy with life. I've started a new job and I'm also moving to a new apartment in a few… Continue reading How to Design your Balcony for your Lifestyle

Sustainable Designs

Six Ways to Make Your Apartment Your Own

If you're single, young, or just love living in the city, chances are you rent an apartment. Growing up, I had fantasies of moving to a hip apartment in the city:  lofted, brick walls, hardwood floors, and subway tile. I'm sure many people had this same fantasy. TV shows and movies glamorize this idea of what… Continue reading Six Ways to Make Your Apartment Your Own

Sustainable Designs

The Beauty of Built-Ins

Aside from the common misconception of Interior Design being all about picking out paint colors and fabrics, designers focus on a lot of problem solving, which utilized both creative and analytic abilities. One of the challenges of Interior Design is finding a balance between beauty and practicality when it comes to storage. So how do designers approach this… Continue reading The Beauty of Built-Ins

Natural Living

Six Simple Tricks to a Healthy Home

In today's society, we are embracing a culture that is focused more and more on healthy living. This is primarily seen in the increase of health food options and rise in activities such as yoga and crossfit. Juice bars and yoga studios are exploding in popularity, and even the media is taking part, campaigning slogans such… Continue reading Six Simple Tricks to a Healthy Home

Natural Living

Eight Design Tricks to Use When You Don’t Have a Headboard

One of the main tips to decorating a bedroom is that you should have a headboard. You may have passed without one in college, but if you want to have a dreamy bedroom, you HAVE to have a headboard. Why is this so important? It's just a headboard. The bed is the largest and most… Continue reading Eight Design Tricks to Use When You Don’t Have a Headboard

Natural Living

Five Ways Composting Can Improve Your Life

    One of the reasons that I love Seattle so much is the environmental pride that this city has. Grocery stores don't offer plastic bags, and instead encourage you to bring your own reusable ones. City parks aren't just patches of grass with benches, but natural oasis of giant sequoias and redwoods. It's an… Continue reading Five Ways Composting Can Improve Your Life